Ankle monitor put on MP Medvedchuk – media

The procedure was attended by the prosecutor of the Office of the Prosecutor General.Viktor Medvedchuk / Photo from UNIANViktor Medvedchuk / Photo from UNIAN

An ankle monitor has been put on Ukrainian MP Viktor Medvedchuk, who was charged with high treason.

That’s according to the RBC Ukraine news agency with reference to the press service of the Office of the Prosecutor General.

“Last night the police put an ankle monitor on the suspect at the Main Directorate of the National Police in the city of Kyiv,” the press service said.

The procedure was attended by the prosecutor of the Office of the Prosecutor General.

Background

  • On May 11, 2021, Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova said she had signed off charges of high treason and attempted plunder of national resources in Russian-occupied Crimea, targeting MPs from the Opposition Platform – For Life Party Viktor Medvedchuk and Taras Kozak, under Articles 111 (treason) and 438 (violation of the laws and customs of war) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
  • On May 12, Medvedchuk was handed a suspicion notice.
  • The charges targeting Medvedchuk concern three criminal episodes.
  • On Wednesday, operatives with the SBU Security Service of Ukraine raided Medvedchuk’s homes in Kyiv, as well as the Party’s office.
  • On May 12, Medvedchuk reported to the Office of the Prosecutor General, stating he considered the case politically motivated, and the accusations – unsubstantiated.
  • Taras Kozak is outside Ukraine, investigators say.
  • On May 13, Kyiv’s Pechersk District Court selected a measure of restraint for Ukrainian MP Viktor Medvedchuk, who had been charged with high treason. The politician shall be placed under house arrest, the court ruling says.

Translation: Kanaryan Lyudmila

Read more on UNIAN: https://www.unian.info/politics/medvedchuk-case-ankle-monitor-put-on-mp-media-11420041.html

(C)UNIAN 2021

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